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    • ISBN:9781444006148
    • Publication date:08 Dec 2011
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Horrid Henry's Christmas Play

Book 25

By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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Horrid Henry makes his role in the school Christmas Play much BIGGER in this hilarious Early Reader story.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Horrid Henry is desperate to be Joseph in the school Christmas Nativity play. The trouble is, Miss Battle-Axe has made him the inn-keeper. There's only one thing for it - Henry's got to make his own part BIGGER!

Full colour illustrations from the fabulous Tony Ross on every page!

Biographical Notes

Francesca Simon spent her childhood in California, and then went to Yale and Oxford Universities to study medieval history and literature. She now lives in London with her family. She has written over 50 books and won THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR in 2008 at the GALAXY BRITISH BOOK AWARDS for HORRID HENRY AND THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN.

Visit Francesca's website at www.francescasimon.com and keep up-to-date with Horrid Henry at www.horridhenry.co.uk.

Tony Ross is one of Britain's best known illustrators, with many picture books to his name, including the bestselling Little Princess stories (Andersen). He has also produced the line drawings for many fiction titles, for authors such as David Walliams, Jeanne Willis, Enid Blyton, Astrid Lindgren, and many more. He lives in Wales.

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  • ISBN: 9781444001105
  • Publication date: 24 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 80
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
This timely tale with lively illustrations by Tony Ross should strike a chord with budding actors and parents of would-be drama divas alike! — JUNIOR
As ever, Horrid Henry is brilliant fun to read and a laugh a minute. Great to read all year round, not just for Christmas! Highly recommended — BOOKAPOET
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Horrid Henry's Hike

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It's Horrid Henry's world -- you're just living in it! Join Horrid Henry, his friends and family in this activity-filled annual that will entertain every Horrid Henry fan for hours on end!Full of mazes, word-qames, puzzles, jokes, extracts, facts and much, much more, this annual has something for everyone. Find out how to avoid bedtime, fool your family, and tame your parents. Just make sure there aren't any sneaky peeking little siblings around...

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Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire

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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Henry's class are on a spooky school trip to the local museum, but could there be a terrifying zombie vampire on the loose? Henry soon has his classmates believing Miss Battle-Axe and Miss Lovely might be scarier than they seem . . .A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestselling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.

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School's out so have a super summer with Horrid Henry! A great value collection of six favourite Horrid Henry summer stories in one book, with loads of fun activities at the back to keep boredom away.Join Henry as he creates havoc at the swimming pool, goes on stage at the coolest concert ever, and faces Moody Margaret in the battle of the Purple Hand Gang vs The Secret Club -- plus much, much more!Featuring:Horrid Henry and the Secret Club Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine Horrid Henry and the Swimming Lesson Horrid Henry Reads a Book Horrid Henry and the Pirate Party Horrid Henry Rocks

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Horrid Henry's School Fair

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Horrid Henry's Christmas

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Horrid Henry's Jolly Holidays

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Horrid Henry's Seriously Spooky Joke Book

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Horrid Henry Summer Fun

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Get ready for some super summer mayhem with this totally awesome collection of six favourite Horrid Henry stories.Join Henry for a scorching summer as he does what he does best - causes mischief! Featuring hilarious stories, plus totally awesome puzzles and summer jokes.Featuring:Horrid Henry and Moody Margaret Fluffy Struts her Stuff Horrid Henry's Wedding Moody Margaret's Sleepover Perfect Peter's Horrid Day Horrid Henry's Bake Off The perfect summer holiday read for Horrid Henry fans everywhere.

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Horrid Henry's Swimming Lesson

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Horrid Henry's Christmas Ambush

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Horrid Henry's Merry Mischief

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Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Horrid Henry braves the terrifying Fangmangler in this hilarious story perfect for Early Readers.Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.When Henry has no pocket money left to buy a Dungeon Drink kit, he comes up with an ingenious scheme to make some cash and give his friends (and enemies) a scare at the same time. But does the Fangmangler really exist? And if not, which of Henry's evil enemies is out for revenge? A funny, spooky story, perfect for Hallowe'en and all year round.

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Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Hold your nose! It's stinkbombs at the ready as Henry's Purple Hand Gang goes to war with Moody Margaret's Secret Club. This could get very smelly . . .A hilarious and horrid new Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.

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Horrid Henry's Birthday Party

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Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine

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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Bang! Pow! The Horrid Henry Time Traveler is ready for blast off . . . And Perfect Peter had better watch out.A hilarious story perfect for Early Readers.

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Horrid Henry's Lucky Dip

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Following in the footsteps of previous gift books (HH'S DREADFUL DEEDS, HH'S HOUSE OF HORRORS, HH RULES THE WORLD, HH'S EVIL ENEMIES, HH'S WICKED WAYS, HH'S BIG BAD BOOK, HH SHOWS WHO'S BOSS, HH's TRICKY TRICKS), enjoy the best of Horrid Henry in this compilation of ten favourite stories, with brand new Tony Ross artwork and exclusive extras by Francesca Simon.

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Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman

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Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.Frosty Freeze, the best ice cream makers ever, are having a Best Snowman Competition - and the prize is a year's supply of free ice cream. Hmmm boy, Henry can already taste it! Henry knows that only he deserves to win - but can he defeat Moody Margaret? And what will he do when worm Peter decides that he wants to join in?